When I coach around careers, my clients are, understandably, anxious to move on to the next bright, shiny thing. However, as an entrepreneur who has founded three businesses, I know that it takes any where from two to five years to build a business. And even if you are being head hunted for a new […]
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Intentional Leadership: Wear your Values on your Sleeve
When I begin a coaching relationship with both teams and individuals, I begin with a values clarification exercise. Why? Because people don’t follow the leader, they follow their values. The best leaders articulate their values and wear them on their sleeve; in fact, they live their values. Everyday. Even when it appears to “hurt” them […]
Are you Cirquing it?
Click to see the Amazing video! I always marvel when I see top performers. They bring something that sets them apart from the rest. Beyond experience, knowledge, and conditioning, they express what it means to be in the flow. Flow is a state that can only be experienced when you stay in the moment and […]
A Holiday for Gratitude
This Peanuts Youtube clip reminded me that the original intent for establishing a national holiday called Thanksgiving was to–yes–give thanks! Sometimes that intention is lost in the rush and crush of dinner preparation, travel, and black Friday shopping. It doesn’t have to be that way. Even if you only spend a minute this week thinking […]
So thrilled to be a presenting my 20 min “TED-like” talk on Mindful Leadership at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, at the inaugural 4 For Success event in Tampa. Come join us for 4 stimulating presentations by 4 business and success coaches and networking at the PourHouse afterwards with discounted beverages for all with […]
The Seven Deadly Sins of Management
Forbes Magazine published this terrific list and as an Energy Leadership Master Practitioner I agree with this list whole-heartedly. Read this and I am sure you be reminded of a former boss or colleague who poisoned the work environment, demotivated their teams, failed to reach realistic goals as a result of these seven deadly sins. […]
What are you Bringing?
I love this video. It shows the beauty of people working in concert, where everyone, no matter what they bring, adds to the whole. To me this serves as a metaphor for the potential of engaged individuals working in teams to make a huge impact. I watched this video and thought: These are all exceptionally […]
Opening Up to You
Nature has a way of teaching us things we really do know but have forgotten. On my morning walk I came across this magnolia blossom and it reminded be how beautiful we all are, without trying to be or even thinking about it. A magnolia blossom doesn’t have a mirror, makeup, a hot date, or […]
Happiness Here, Happiness Now
I was speaking to a woman recently about my coaching practice and as I responded to her questions about the types of coaching I do, she interrupted and asked, “So, you are saying that people can choose to be happy?” I responded with a resounding “Yes!” Fast forward a couple months to B.E.A.C.H.* Retreat (Balancing […]
Are You the Meeting Troll?
Marketing Guru Seth Godin takes a humorous look at the meeting troll. You might have one in your workplace or, perhaps, you are the meeting troll. What is a meeting troll? How do you manage the troll? And how do you know if you have stepped over the line into trolldom? Click here to find […]